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New push to evict last Wittenoom residents

New push to evict last Wittenoom residents | Asbestos | Scoop.it
Special legislation is being drafted to allow the West Australian Government to forcibly remove the last few remaining residents from the asbestos-ridden former township of Wittenoom.
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Tradespeople the focus of new asbestos campaign - WorkSafe News

Tradespeople the focus of new asbestos campaign - WorkSafe News | Asbestos | Scoop.it
A new awareness campaign alerting Victorian tradespeople to the importance of identifying asbestos before they begin work will be launched on Sunday....
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Tradespeople the focus of new asbestos campaign

Tradespeople the focus of new asbestos campaign | Asbestos | Scoop.it
A new awareness campaign alerting Victorian tradespeople to the importance of identifying asbestos before they begin work will be launched on Sunday.
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Guidance for managing risks of exposure to diesel exhaust in the workplace available now

Guidance for managing risks of exposure to diesel exhaust in the workplace available now | Asbestos | Scoop.it
This site contains materials supporting the WHS laws including; the model WHS Act, model WHS Regulations and model Codes of Practice.
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Did you know?

Did you know? | Asbestos | Scoop.it
The Health Hazard Evaluation Program currently has a visiting scientist from KOSHA. Korea has a program called Workplace Health Partners, which is patterned after our Program.
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Former Melbourne factory given all clear over asbestos levels - ABC Online

Former Melbourne factory given all clear over asbestos levels - ABC Online | Asbestos | Scoop.it
Environmental testing finds no detectable levels of asbestos around Melbourne's Wunderlich factory site, despite increased cancer cases.
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Investigation into links between asbestos-related cancers and Brisbane suburbs ... - The Australian

Investigation into links between asbestos-related cancers and Brisbane suburbs ... - The Australian | Asbestos | Scoop.it
HEALTH chiefs have launched an investigation into deaths and illnesses among people who lived near old asbestos factories in Brisbane.
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Asbestos-related illness linked to factory in Melbourne

Asbestos-related illness linked to factory in Melbourne | Asbestos | Scoop.it
Victims struck by asbestos-related illness linked to a Melbourne factory speak of their shock and anger.
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Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization Releases Video Featuring Acting U.S. Surgeon General and Mesothelioma Patients

Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization Releases Video Featuring Acting U.S. Surgeon General and Mesothelioma Patients | Asbestos | Scoop.it
Posted on September 23, 2014 
“The asbestos issue is not a thing of the past. It continues to this day,” said Acting U.S. Surgeon General Boris Lushniak at the 2014 Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) Conference.
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The Australian Mesothelioma Registry 3rd Data Report

The Australian Mesothelioma Registry 3rd Data Report | Asbestos | Scoop.it
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Asbestos discovery closes Dickson businesses - ABC Online

Asbestos discovery closes Dickson businesses - ABC Online | Asbestos | Scoop.it
Asbestos discovery closes Dickson businesses
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The discovery of asbestos fibres in a commercial building in Canberra's inner-north has forced the shut down of several businesses.
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WHO | Asbestos-related diseases

WHO | Asbestos-related diseases / One in every three deaths of occupational cancer is estimated to be from #Asbestos http://t.co/J1P7ZMSwbF
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Finnish Institute of Occupational Health - International Conference on Monitoring and Surveillance of Asbestos-Related Diseases

Finnish Institute of Occupational Health - International Conference on Monitoring and Surveillance of Asbestos-Related Diseases | Asbestos | Scoop.it
International Conference on Monitorin and Surveillance of Asbesto-Related Diseases, 11-13 February 2014, Espoo, Finland (RT @Linda_ADAO: EVENT Helsinki #Asbestos 2014 Conference.
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Guide to identifying and handling low density asbestos fibre board (LDB) - Safe Work Australia

Guide to identifying and handling low density asbestos fibre board (LDB) - Safe Work Australia | Asbestos | Scoop.it
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Dozens more workers potentially exposed to asbestos at WA Water Corp project

Dozens more workers potentially exposed to asbestos at WA Water Corp project | Asbestos | Scoop.it
The number of workers potentially exposed to asbestos at a Water Corporation project in WA's Wheatbelt jumps by 50, the State Government says.
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Crackdown on asbestos causing problems in Metro Vancouver

Crackdown on asbestos causing problems in Metro Vancouver | Asbestos | Scoop.it
WorkSafe BC has been cracking down on renovation and demolition because some older wallboard, gyproc, and sheetrock can contain asbestos.
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Asbestos warning for NT schools after dangerous substance found in science kits

Asbestos warning for NT schools after dangerous substance found in science kits | Asbestos | Scoop.it
An asbestos safety alert has been issued after the potentially dangerous rock samples contained in some science education kits were purchased by 24 NT schools.
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Asbestos Discovered in Imported Building Material

ACT Work Safety Commissioner Mark McCabe has warned the Canberra community and building industry to be diligent when ordering building products from overseas.
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Lords Recreation Centre in Subiaco to reopen after asbestos scare - WA today

Lords Recreation Centre in Subiaco to reopen after asbestos scare - WA today | Asbestos | Scoop.it
Eight months after deadly asbestos fibres were found in the roof of Lords recreation centre, the City of Subiaco has confirmed the complex is scheduled to reopen late November.
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Revised Code of Practice for Safety and Health at Work with Asbestos issued today

Revised Code of Practice for Safety and Health at Work with Asbestos issued today http://t.co/wyoFJduD3P #hknews
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Australian Homes in Historic Town of Norseman Still Contain Asbestos - Asbestos.com (blog)

Australian Homes in Historic Town of Norseman Still Contain Asbestos - Asbestos.com (blog) | Asbestos | Scoop.it
A road trip on Western Australia's Great Eastern Highway reveals homes made of asbestos products still remain in the historic town of Norseman.
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1.3 million tradespeople at risk from dangers of asbestos

1.3 million tradespeople at risk from dangers of asbestos | Asbestos | Scoop.it
Tradespeople, including construction workers, carpenters and painters and decorators, could come into contact with deadly asbestos on average more than 100 times a year* according to a new survey commissioned by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE)**. ...
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NSW Govt Launches Investigation into Loos-Fill Asbestos - Sourceable

NSW Govt Launches Investigation into Loos-Fill Asbestos - Sourceable | Asbestos | Scoop.it
NSW Minister for Finance and Services Dominic Perrottet today announced an independent investigation to help determine the number of premises in NSW that may contain loose-filled asbestos ceiling insulation material.
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ASBESTOS DISCOVERED IN COMMERCIAL BUILDING IN DICKSON

WorkSafe ACT has been made aware of possible exposure to asbestos at several businesses backing onto Woolley Street, Dickson, Work Safety Commissioner, Mr Mark McCabe said today.
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Revised guidance on managing and controlling asbestos

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The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has revised guidance to help businesses understand how to work safely with asbestos.


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validosoftware's curator insight, January 27, 2014 10:45 AM

Risk assessments are a means to better management of safety. It is a thinking process which  determine priorities and allocate resources to better control or eliminate risks to health and safety at work.

 

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